Flowers: June-September.  Plant in part or full shade.  HxS 30x60cm

This is a tough, bushy perennial with soft hairy leaves, originally from northern Asia.  The flowers are quite large and a dusky purple-magenta with heavy veining and appear throughout the summer.  The autumn colour of the leaves is an additional bonus as they go a fiery red.  This is very effective for under planting in a shady border or in light woodland.  It enjoys a moist fertile soil but is dry shade tolerant once established. Pot size 1.5 litre.

Care & Maintenance.

This cranesbill is very easy to manage.  Remove old foliage in spring.  Propagate by division in spring or collect and sow seeds.  Pest and disease resistant.


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